February 24, 2014

'Elegantly Wasted' Blog Tour - Author Guest Post + GIVEAWAY

February 24, 2014

I am excited to participate in the Elegantly Wasted Blog Tour, hosted by Jen Halligan PR! Today, author C. Elizabeth Vescio stops by to talk about her characters in Elegantly Wasted! There is also a giveaway that you can enter.

Title: Elegantly Wasted
Series: Wasted #1
Author: C. Elizabeth Vescio
Publication Date: August 1, 2012
Genre: New Adult

On the eve of her high school graduation, proper socialite Francesca “Frankie” Fairholm rebelled against her elitist and controlling family to pursue the dark lifestyle of a contract killer for the enigmatic Osiris Corporation. Years later, with her training complete, she believes she's doomed to the life of a sociopathic lone gun until a botched hit brings two unlikely allies, her cousins Addison and Katharine.

Using Katharine’s etiquette school, Elegance, Inc., as a front, the trio weave through Frankie’s dark underworld, carrying out contracts, drinking too much wine, and trying not to get each other killed.

Trouble follows the team home when the death of the cruel Fairholm matriarch reveals more than they ever wanted to know about their family. As the funeral preparations play out, the trio begin to realize there is much more to their employer than meets the eye and their family connections run deeper than they ever imagined.

Q: Hi, Cara! Thanks for stopping by! Tell us about the characters in Elegantly Wasted.

Cara: Hello, and thank you for having me on the blog to talk characters! I'm big on character development- they make or break your book.

(Photo credit: Cara Vescio)
The three main characters of the Wasted Series are classified as the Sociopath, the Manic Depressive and the Socialite. They are three very different girls, who are- at their base- family. Frankie, Kat and Addi are the anti-heroes of the story. The main focus is Frankie. The story is told from her perspective. Her two cousins, Addi and Kat follow her into the underworld of contract killing. You can see more characters at www.thewastedseries.com (mild book spoilers).
(Photo credit: Cara Vescio)
(Photo credit: Cara Vescio)

Thank you for stopping by, Cara!

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Author C. Elizabeth Vescio likes to play in the dark world of cynicism and death. Her first novel, Elegantly Wasted touched on the demented and humorous side of a delightfully dysfunctional family.

She enjoys cynical debates, cupcakes, making her mother-in-law sew her aprons that she never wears, zombies, the Fifth Element and Tomb Raider. She gathers her life inspirations from Neil Gaiman, Julia Child and Paul Simon. When she isn't out photographing her next project, she's studying color, concept and design or writing stuff down in hopes it makes sense one day... or she's on Pinterest. 
She lives in Las Vegas with her husband and three dogs.

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